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Montalto house, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy

The "Montalto house" frescoes at Villa Lante.  The Montalto house is one of two almost identical houses at Villa Lante that were built for separate Cardinals during the late 1500s.

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Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12264x6132
Subida: 13/06/2011
Actualizado: 11/04/2012
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